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Aug 17, 2022

Tributes paid following the death of Ballycastle Parish Priest Fr. Brian Conlon

The north Mayo community of Ballycastle is saddened by the death of their recently retired Parish Priest, Fr Brian Conlon. Fr Conlon of Carrowloughan, Dromard, Co. Sligo passed away yesterday at the North West Hospice in Sligo. His remains will be reposing at…
Aug 17, 2022

Overwhelming response to documentary highlighting R116 tragedy in Erris

There has been an overwhelming reaction to a new documentary which aired on RTE television last night examining the community reaction in Erris to the Rescue 116 tragedy over five years ago. Meitheal: The Story of a Search was produced by local filmmaker…
Aug 17, 2022

UHG is the most overcrowded hospital in the country this afternoon

University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded in the country today. The Galway hospital has 59 patients on trolleys today waiting for admission to a bed. Elsewhere, there are 31 patients on trolleys at Sligo University Hospital and 13 at Mayo University…
Aug 17, 2022

Ballina company selected by Mayo Local Enterprise Office to exhibit to over 300,000 people at the National Ploughing Championships next month

A county Mayo company will exhibit its business to almost 300,000 people at the National Ploughing Championships next month as part of the Local Enterprise Village. The initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) will see 31 small businesses, one from…
Aug 17, 2022

Irish Catholics call for significant changes in new report now with the Vatican

A survey of tens of thousands of Catholics across Ireland's 26 diocese has found demand for 'fresh models of responsibility and leadership' in the church. It found that most want to see celibacy made optional for priests, the ordination of women and changes…
Aug 17, 2022

Tesco to rebrand this year 9 of the 10 Joyce's supermarkets it recently bought in Galway

Tesco Ireland says it will spend more than €50 million this year on new stores and refits of its existing outlets, as it targets further growth in the Irish market. According to today’s Irish Independent, in addition to the €50 million capital expenditure…

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Aug 17, 2022

Mona McSharry finishes 7th in 50-metre breaststroke final

Sligo's Mona McSharry has finished seventh in the 50-metre breaststroke final at the Europeans in Rome. The Olympian also reached the 200-metre and 100-metre breaststroke medal races over the last week.
Aug 17, 2022

Sligo Showjumper enjoys victory on opening day of the Dublin Horse Show

Irish riders made a strong start on the opening day of the 2022 Dublin Horse Show, winning all three of the international competitions on offer at the RDS arena in Ballsbridge. Sligo’s Richard Howley guided Fame to victory in the Minerva Stakes sponsored by…
Aug 17, 2022

Sligo swimmer in her third final at the European Championships this evening

Mona McSharry continues to fly the flag for Irish swimming after qualifying for the final of the women’s 50m breaststroke at the European Aquatics Championships in Rome. It is the third final the Sligo swimmer has qualified for in these championships. The…
Aug 17, 2022

Racing at Sligo this evening

There is a seven-race card at Sligo this evening with the first off at 5.25.
Aug 17, 2022

Tuesday's Mayo GAA results

U19 DIVISION 1 FINALS 2022 Castlebar Mitchels 1-16 v 1-15 Claremorris U19 DIVISION 2 FINALS 2022 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 0-13 v 1-14 Carras U19 Division 4 Final Achill 1-12 Hollymount-Carramore 1-10 U15 E CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 1 2022 Ballaghaderreen 5-8 v 6-4…
Aug 16, 2022

Success for Westport boxer at the National Youth Championships

Westport’s Laura Moran won the National U18 70kg Youth Championship 2022 in Dublin last weekend. Wining this qualifies The St Anne’s Boxing Club member for the U18 World Championship later this year.

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 Below is a copy of the Homily that Fr. Terence Harrington gave on the Sunday Morning Mass broadcast on Sunday January 20th. The Homily deals with the power of the tongue to speak good or speak evil. That's followed by a reflection he gave at the end of mass on the subject of grief.